Symbol ``['' and a java.net.URI.create method
Alan.Bateman at Sun.COM
Tue Apr 29 16:15:33 UTC 2008
Michal Vyskocil wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm working on adopting of jpackage project to openSUSE and got a problem with
> build of maven. The jpackage's folks have a script build-jar-repository,
> which symlinks the jar files in /usr/share/java to defined dir.
> My problem is, that the script produces a links in this
> form - /foo/bar/[ant].jar which later causes an IllegalArgumentException,
> because a java.net.URI.create dissallows ``'' in URI. The response from
> jpackage is, that java.net.URI.create has a bug, because symbol ``['' is
> valid in a Unix path.
> I'm testing several JRE implementations, but only gcj allows the ``'' in
> URI, other ones not.
> What do you think about? Is this really a bug in handling of unix filenames?
Rather than a java.net.URI bug, this is probably because the script or
whatever that produces the URI isn't escaping the reserved characters
( should be escaped to %5B%5D in this case). The best place to have
further discussion about the URI class is the net-dev mailing list .
 net-dev at openjdk.java.net
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